The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Twitter products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Twitter over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Twitter, Inc.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Twitter
Rank 104 - 101
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Twitter 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% - 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£360 - £145
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £23.00
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1052 992 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.73% 47.60% 48.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 485 354
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 56 104
Average hourly rate £16.41 £17.48 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.09% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £27.20 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

Twitter
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Twitter across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Twitter Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Twitter
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Twitter across the West Midlands region.

Twitter Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Twitter
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Twitter across the West Midlands region.

Twitter Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Twitter
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Twitter within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 1 £325 - 10
Coventry - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 7
Twitter
England

Twitter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Twitter also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Twitter.

1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (50.00%) Sass
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (50.00%) SEO
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SOA

Twitter
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Twitter also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Twitter. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development Manager
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (50.00%) Sass
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Pay per click
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (25.00%) Facebook
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